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26th Annual International Conference
November 8-10, 2017
Orlando, Florida 

One Ticket Equals Three Medical Fitness Conferences


Attend educational seminars from the Medical Fitness Association,
Athletic Business, and National Alliance of Youth Sports. 

Don't miss the #1 Medical Fitness Conference of the Year!

Registration Ticket includes:

- Over 100 Educational Seminars to choose from 
- Endless networking with like minded peers
- Welcome Receptions hosted by MFA and Athletic Business 
- Participation in Round Table Discussions
- Access to the 4th Annual Physician Track
- Celebration for the 2017 Winners during the MFA Award Ceremony
- Earn Continuing Education Credits 
- Enter to win raffle prizes playing the MFA Bingo Game
- Gain access to over 250 Exhibitors

Members and Non Members are encouraged to share their expertise and knowledge by submitting presentation proposals. MFA is now accepting submittals for consideration in our 2018 events such as 
- Annual International Conference
- Medical Fitness Institute
- Regional Conferences
- Webinars

Annual Awards Ceremony:

The Annual Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 8th. Join us to celebrate and honor the best and the brightest in medical fitness center management. Awards, in a variety of categories, identify those facilities, programs and individuals that are deserving of recognition for their achievements. Deadline for nominations is September 1, 2017.

View past award winners!
2016 - 2015 -  2014
 -  2013  -  2012  -  2011

Continuing Education Credits

ACE credits are pending

ACSM credits have been approved for 12.08 contact hours
AKTA credits are pending 
Certificates of Attendance will be available for 12.08 contact hours
NSCA credits are pending

Poster Presentations

Do you have a program, best practice or a research study that enhances and advances the medical fitness industry? Share your inspiring story during our 26th Annual International Conference from November 8-11 in Orlando, Florida. 

Apply now; the deadline is September 1, 2017. 

If you have submitted a proposal for a conference session, you may also submit a proposal for a poster. If your poster is accepted, you may attend the annual conference at the speaker rate of $125. That's over $200 in savings!  If you are a student, your savings are even greater. You can attend for just $75. Contact your school to see if they have funds available to facilitate your attendance at professional conferences as a presenter.


Who should attend?

Exercise Physiologists
Medical Directors 
Group Fitness Instructors
Athletic Trainers 
Fitness Center Directors and Managers
Medical Fitness Students
Marketing Directors
Personal Trainers
Aquatic and Childcare Staff
Registered Nurses
Healthcare Business Planners and Developers
Program Leaders
Hospital CEOS and Administrators
Clinicians/Rehab Specialists

Hotel Reservations

Hotel blocks are open!

Hotels range in price from $90 to $259 per night.

onPeak (formerly Travel Planners) is the official housing provider for AB Show, MFA & NAYS.

For the ninth year, Athletic Business has designated onPeak as the official housing provider for the show. onPeak has a great reputation and works with several hundred conventions and events a year.

Warning! onPeak is the only official housing company associated with the Show. We have received reports that other companies are posing as official travel vendors and may contact you offering housing for your trip. These companies are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

The Rosen Centre is AB Show’s headquarters hotel.

Trade Show

Features over 250 Booths. View Exhibitor list today.

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, November 8 - Medical Fitness Association Welcome Reception 
MFA members may attend the MFA Welcome Reception Social sponsored by
Global Wellness Partner, Technogym.

This event will be held at The Pub in Pointe Orlando. Enjoy spirits and appetizers! 


Conference Ticket Prices

New Member $595
(includes a one year  MFA individual membership)
Non Member $695

Physician MFA Member $595
Physician Non Member $695

MFA and AKTA members $375

A Group Package is available but only for MFA Facility Members. Details follow in the next section.
(As of 1-1-2017, the group package will only be available for MFA Facility members.)

Speaker Full Conference Access $125

Speaker with No Access - may only present their seminar $0

Student $75
(a copy of current school schedule will be required for this rate)

Resident $75 
(proof of residency is required for this rate)

One Day Fee $125
(choose to attend only one of the conference days)

After October 8th, 2017, all registration prices will increase by $100 due to planning purposes. 

No Refunds will be issued after October 10th, 2017. 

To receive a refund before October 10th , submit a formal request to Rebecca Nordan, Director of Events & Webmaster, at 

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Registration Group Package 

(Group Package Requirements: 1st individual MUST be an MFA/AKTA member
As of 1-1-2017, only facility members of MFA may purchase the group rate)

1st person $375
(MFA Facility Member or AKTA Member)
2nd person $350
3rd person or more $325 each

Conference Assistant Program, CAP

For more information on this program and the requirements, please click here. 

MFA and AKTA members may apply for this program that features a discounted conference ticket while working 10 hours.

Deadline for applications is August 31st, 2017.


Annual Physician Track

Your registration ticket provides you with access to the 4th Annual Physician Track.

Fees include AMA/PRA Category 1™ credits (credits pending).


Conference Attendee Testimonials:

"Great conference - first large MFA conference I've attended. I could take something away from almost every seminar."

"This conference is always AWESOME. It gets better and better every year."

"First and foremost, I would like to say 'Thank You' for hosting and being active members of this event. The conference was alive with energy and the level of hospitality was extraordinary. The individuals at this conference collectively encompassed what it means to be a medical professional and the kind of passion needed to help others through physical fitness and rehabilitation therapy. Once again, thank you for the shared wisdom and the involvement in such a wonderful group of organizations!"

"As this was my first MFA annual conference, I was blown away by the amount of education. Truly motivational  and uplifting as we continue to fight the healthcare issues."

"By attending this annual event, I can proceed to further my groundwork at a fitness center expansion that is clinically integrated."

"I'm looking forward to the next one. It truly is the Medical Fitness Industry Conference of the year!"


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